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Academic Faculty Position – Pediatric Rheumatology
Albany Med Health System
Location: Albany, New York
Type: Full Time
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 1313
Applications are invited for a full-time faculty position to join the Division of Pediatric Rheumatology in the Department of Pediatrics at the Bernard & Millie Duker Children’s Hospital at Albany Med. Rank and compensation will be commensurate with experience.
Applicants will be joining faculty in a well-established program in the Capital Region of New York at the Bernard & Millie Duker Children’s Hospital at Albany Med. The Children’s Hospital serves over 740,000 children and young adults from 25 counties in upstate New York, southern Vermont and western Massachusetts and is the only specialty clinic of its kind in the region. The faculty hold academic appointments at the Albany Medical College and actively participate in teaching of residents and medical students daily. We see more than 4000 outpatient visits in the clinics annually, including satellite locations, with patients representing the entire spectrum of rheumatologic diagnoses. We are members of CARRA and participate in funding initiatives through this organization. This program is unique in that the Chair of Pediatrics is also an active clinical member of the Division.
Albany Med Health System is a large academic Medical Center in Albany, New York, the state capital. It is a level I Trauma Center and the regional hub for all adult and pediatric specialties. The Bernard & Millie Duker Children’s Hospital, which houses a 60 bed Level 4 NICU, 19 bed PICU, and a state-of-the-art Pediatric Emergency Department, is the site of inpatient care rendered by the division. Albany Medical College is a private medical school, and a nondiscriminatory AA/EOE institution (minorities and women are encouraged to apply). The successful candidate will enjoy many opportunities for teaching and mentoring house staff and medical students and will be eligible for a faculty appointment in Albany medical College, rank will be commensurate with qualifications, and experience.
Located at the heart of New York’s Capital Region, Albany is a culturally and environmentally diverse area that is home to nearly 1,000,000 residents. The catchment area of Albany Med serves an over 3 million population. The 3 cities of the capital region–Albany, Schenectady, and Troy, and their suburbs offer a range of affordable, safe, and comfortable neighborhoods with quality schools and active community groups. Albany, the capital New York State, is home for the state University in Albany, the School of Public Health, Albany College of Pharmacy, Albany Law School, and multiple private colleges, and offers a wide variety of culturally events. It is within easy driving distance to New York City, Boston, and Montréal, as well as the Adirondack Mountains, Lake Placid, Saratoga, and Lake George. It is a wonderful place to raise the family and enjoy activities related to all 4 seasons. To learn more about the Capital Region, please visit www.AMC.edu/greatplace.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to:
Barbara E. Ostrov M.D., Martha Lepow Endowed Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Rheumatology
22 New Scotland Ave., Albany, New York, 12208. Phone 518-262-5333
Albany Medical Center is northeastern New York’s only academic health sciences center and is one of the largest private employers in the Capital Region.
It incorporates the 734-bed Albany Medical Center Hospital, which offers the widest range of medical and surgical services in the region, and the Albany Medical College, which trains the next generation of doctors, scientists and other healthcare professionals, and which also includes a biomedical research enterprise and the region’s largest physicians practice with 425 doctors. Albany Medical Center works with dozens of community partners to improve the region’s health and quality of life.